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Organ M.A., M.F.A., D.M.A.

Master of Arts in Organ (M.A.)

Degree Requirements

Master of Arts Recital

The recital program should reflect a broad background of organ literature. A major portion of the recital is to be performed by memory. The recital may be performed after a satisfactory pre-hearing before the organ faculty no later than one month prior to the scheduled recital date. The recital committee shall consist of three faculty members (the organ faculty and two additional School of Music faculty member.

Final Examination

The final examination committee shall include the organ faculty, one faculty member from either the theory or music history area, and one more School of Music faculty member.

Master of Fine Arts in Organ (M.F.A.)

Degree Requirements

Recital Requirements

The requirements are 2 recitals (2 s.h./each), 4 hrs. The recital program should reflect a broad background of organ literature. A major portion of the recital is to be performed by memory. The recital may be performed after a satisfactory pre-hearing before the organ faculty no later than one month prior to the scheduled recital date. The recital committee shall consist of three faculty members (the organ faculty and one additional School of Music faculty member).

Final Examination

The final examination committee shall include the organ faculty and one faculty member from either the theory, musicology, or choral area.

Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ (D.M.A.)

Degree Requirements

Comprehensive Examination

The comprehensive examination committee shall consist of five School of Music faculty members. The committee shall include the organ faculty and four additional School of Music faculty with representative faculty from the Theory and Musicology areas.

Doctoral Essay/Thesis (4-8 s.h.)

The essay/thesis committee shall consist of five faculty members. The committee shall include the organ faculty, three members of the School of Music faculty (representation of theory and/or history), and one non-music faculty member.